Big Lega Fetish - Democratic Republic of the Congo
Big leather covered Lega Fetish - The Democratic Republic of the Congo
Lega art is linked exclusively to the Bwami society. The objects, used only by the initiates, have a specific role in Lega rites and ceremonies. The statues are used during initiation rites and act as a reminder of Proverbs, instructions, or moreover stories about the ancestors.
Height 41 cm.
Wood, leather skin partly covered with hair and kaolin